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This policy outlines Health Canada's current approach with respect to compounding of NHPs. The NHP Compounding Policy distinguishes between the manufacturing of natural health products, an activity regulated by the Natural Health Products Regulations (NHP Regulations), and the compounding of natural health products, an activity unregulated by NHP Regulations.
The NHP MAP outlines the process applied by NNHPD to manage Product Licence Applications (PLA) for Natural Health Products (NHPs) submitted in accordance with the Natural Health Products Regulations (NHPR). The policy also outlines the responsibilities and expectations of NHP applicants throughout the application process.
The Natural Health Products (NHP) Online System is a suite of secure web applications and tools that you can use to fill your NHP licence application.
Health Canada assesses NHPs for their safety, effectiveness and quality before they are authorized for sale in Canada. NHPs that have been licensed by Health Canada are labelled with either a Natural Product Number (NPN) or a Homeopathic Medicine Number (DIN-HM). Despite this licensing process, it is still possible to get unauthorized NHPs through retail stores or other routes (like the Internet and/or importing them from other countries).
Learn about the risks of buying natural health products (NHPs) online and how to identify licensed products.
The licence holder is ultimately responsible for product quality. This guidance document describes the requirements for producing high quality NHPs; however, it allows for flexibility in how these requirements are met.
Today (2021/06/25), in an effort to better support Canadians in their use of these products, Health Canada announced proposed changes to the Natural Health Products Regulations to make NHP labels more clear, legible and easier to understand.
In Canada, natural health products and foods are regulated under the Food and Drugs Act (FDA) and its associated regulations. Products that meet the definition of a "natural health product" (NHP) as set out in the Natural Health Products Regulations (NHPR) are subject to the FDA as it applies to drugs and to the NHPR. Products that are foods as defined in the FDA are subject to the FDA as it applies to foods and to Parts A, B and D of the Food and Drug Regulations (FDR). It is important to note that the provisions of the FDR do not apply to products classified as NHPs except where such provisions are incorporated by reference into the NHPR, as per section 3 of the NHPR.
More Canadians are using natural health products (NHPs). Health Canada has developed new regulations that will help ensure that natural health products are well prepared, safe to use, effective and come with instructions on how they are to be used.
This guidance document is designed to assist organizations and individuals in applying for authorization to conduct a clinical trial for a natural health product (NHP) in Canada .